The Catholic Community Foundation of Long Island (CCFLI) is an independent philanthropic organization that unites people, programs and partners to enliven faith and elevate communities on Long Island and beyond


Our Areas of Impact

CCFLI makes strategic investments in key areas to lift up Long Islanders from Hempstead to the East End.

Catholic Charities of Long Island provides human services to nearly 50,000 individuals annually, non-Catholics and Catholics alike, regardless of race, religion or ability to pay.   Read more

Catholic Health Services combines outstanding healthcare with a commitment to Catholic moral teaching and pastoral care, and a recognition of the dignity of each person, patient and family. Read more

Our 38 elementary schools and nine high schools educate more than 23,000 students across Nassau and Suffolk counties each year and continue to achieve academic excellence. Read more

Using media in all forms, Catholic Faith Network’s mission is to keep the Catholic community connected to their faith 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, throughout the country. Read more

From parish improvements to sharing our faith and religious instruction for new Catholics of all ages and backgrounds, these initiatives ensure our faith and community remains vibrant and vital. Read more

“Our ministry partners have worked in Long Island's communities for over 60 years, sharing the programming and resources our neighbors need to build a brighter tomorrow”

Michael Maturo - Chair of the Board of Directors,
Catholic Community Foundation of Long Island

Latest News

Pope Francis: Christian Prayer Instills ‘invincible hope’ In The Human Heart

Pope Francis said on Wednesday that prayer can fortify us as we face the challenges of daily life. Speaking at his general audience on Feb. 10, the…

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Fr. Peter Heiskell

Fr. Peter Heiskell, S.M Homily on the Occasion of World Day for Consecrated Life

Fr. Peter Heiskell, S.M Homily on the Occasion of World Day for Consecrated Life To read the full story, click…

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A Day Of Giving

Many Gifts One Nation: A Day Of Giving To Catholic Schools

SAVE THE DATE! The fourth annual Many Gifts, One Nation: A Day of Giving will begin Tuesday, February 2, 2021 at noon and continue through noon on…

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